Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Bhagavathy
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : xx
District: Thrissur
Thaluk: Thrissur
Panchayath: Thrissur
Thanthri: Brahmasree Pulliyanoor Anujan Namboothiripad
Trustee: Paramekkavu Devaswom

Paramekkavu Bhagavati Temple is one of the two major participants of Thrissur Pooram, the most famed festival of Kerala. The presiding deity if Bhagavathy.

Paramekkavu Temple Situated at round east - outskirts of the Vadakumnathan temple ground - Paramekkavu is the dominant partner of Thrissur pooram. The main deity is "devi" (vaishnavy - among sapthamathrukal). As per legend, devi came with "Kuruppal" (head of an aristocratic Nair family) from Thirumadhamkunnu (famous sapthamatha temple in malappuram district some 80 kms from Thrissur) on his umbrella. There is a "mekkavu" in this temple in which is the "Kodungallore bagavathy" as per another legend. Besides pooram "Vela" is another main function.

Important Festivals

Thrissur Pooram, Prethishtta Day, Ellam Nira - Chanthattam, Navarathri, Pathamudhayam, Mandalam Pattu, Dasapattu, Vella Maha Sivarathri are important here.

Main offerings


Pooja Timings



Paramekkavu Devaswom Building
Round East, Thrissur - 680 001
Kerala - India.
Ph: 0487 2331273, 2322334
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How to reach

Temple is located in Thrissur City itself, near to thrissur round.

Nearest railway station: Thrissur, about 2 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 52 km

Temple Photo Gallery

Additional Information